Water Management

Reuse Issues and Misconceptions

Reuse Issues and Misconceptions

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Even as cities like Brisbane, Australia, are inundated with flooding, they must plan for the bigger picture that includes recent years of drought and an uncertain future.

Past as Prologue

Past as Prologue

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In Portland, Ore., the past reveals the best way forward for a 2,000-mile sewer system. By 1883, the City had installed 15 miles of terra cotta pipe ranging in diameter from 9 to 18 inches.

Migrating to AMI

Migrating to AMI

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Recent advancements in metrology are delivering water utilities unprecedented intelligence to help them increase revenue, support conservation efforts and provide better customer service.

More Construction Firms Plan To Hire, Instead of Cut, Workers In 2011

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Navigant.

CONFERENCES: UIM Conference Gathers in Cleveland

CONFERENCES: UIM Conference Gathers in Cleveland

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The annual UIM Conference ? themed ?A Holistic Approach to Water Management? ? was a success Dec. 6-7 at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District?s Environmental and Maintenance Services Center in Cleveland.

Financial Tools Taskforce

January 17, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The first IPWA Financial Tools Taskforce Meeting for 2011 will take place on Thursday, Jan. 20. A special presentation will be made by the World Bank on its recently published comprehensive report focused on private operators and rural water supplies.

Blue Gold Rush

Blue Gold Rush

January 6, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Milwaukee is inextricably linked to water. The city lies on the shore of Lake Michigan and near the confluence of the Menomonee, Milwaukee and Kinnickinnic rivers.

Growth Opportunities Seen in Pipe Sector

January 6, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Impending growth and multiple key market developments were among high notes providing positive benchmarks for the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) at the trade association?s semi-annual meeting held Oct. 24-27.

WEF Announces New Executive Director

January 6, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) Board of Trustees announced that Jeff Eger has been named the new Executive Director of federation, a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world.

Wachs Water Services Forms Pipeline Division

January 6, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Wachs Water Services announced that it has formed a new division that will offer assessment services for pipeline systems.